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* NeverMyFault: In the original ending, after the trail was revealed to be a setup to get Homer and Bart to confess, they ''still'' manage to dodge responsibility:

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* NeverMyFault: In the original ending, after the trail trial was revealed to be a setup to get Homer and Bart to confess, they ''still'' manage to dodge responsibility:


'''Grandpa:''' That's right! ''[coughs]''\\
* ProductDisplacement: Like with the case of Chanel in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E14ScenesFromTheClassStruggleInSpringfield Scenes From the Class Struggle In Springfield]]", it's okay for Homer to say the name of the bottle he mistook for chloroform, but it's not okay to actually show the logo, which is [[https://tv.getyarn.io/yarn-clip/e02eeff2-82a7-4f25-b755-7bd035568119 partially obscured by Homer's fingers]].

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'''Grandpa:''' That's right! ''[coughs]''\\
''[coughs]''
* ProductDisplacement: Like with the case of Chanel in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E14ScenesFromTheClassStruggleInSpringfield Scenes From the Class Struggle In Springfield]]", it's okay for Homer to say the name of the soda bottle he mistook for chloroform, but it's not okay to actually show the logo, which is [[https://tv.getyarn.io/yarn-clip/e02eeff2-82a7-4f25-b755-7bd035568119 partially obscured by Homer's fingers]].


--> '''Announcer''': Folks, this is not part of the act. Please help her.

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--> '''Announcer''': -->'''Announcer:''' Folks, this is not part of the act. Please help her.



--> '''Homer''': A good son would come through for his dad!\\
'''Bart''': And a good dad wouldn't miss his son's little league games!\\
'''Homer''': I ''told'' you: I find them boring!

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--> '''Homer''': -->'''Homer:''' A good son would come through for his dad!\\
'''Bart''': '''Bart:''' And a good dad wouldn't miss his son's little league games!\\
'''Homer''': '''Homer:''' I ''told'' you: I find them boring!



--> '''Bart''': And he said if we went to the cops, he'd come back for Maggie.\\
'''Marge''': ''(gasps)'' Oh dear, we don't want that!

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--> '''Bart''': -->'''Bart:''' And he said if we went to the cops, he'd come back for Maggie.\\
'''Marge''': '''Marge:''' ''(gasps)'' Oh dear, we don't want that!



-->'''Homer:''' Wait a minute, you're telling me the police force, the TV news, a courthouse full of people, and a popular entertainer had nothing better to do than to teach me and Bart a lesson?
-->'''Lisa:''' I know it seems farfetched, even insulting to your intelligence, but there's a simple and highly satisfying explanation. You see...
-->'''Otto:''' ''(interrupting)'' Hey everybody, surf's up!

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-->'''Homer:''' Wait a minute, you're telling me the police force, the TV news, a courthouse full of people, and a popular entertainer had nothing better to do than to teach me and Bart a lesson?
-->'''Lisa:'''
lesson?\\
'''Lisa:'''
I know it seems farfetched, even insulting to your intelligence, but there's a simple and highly satisfying explanation. You see...
-->'''Otto:'''
see...\\
'''Otto:'''
''(interrupting)'' Hey everybody, surf's up!



--> '''Blue-haired lawyer''': Will you tell the court your whereabouts at the time of the carjacking?\\
'''Willie''': I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack. I had nothing to do with the carjacking.\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' (''audience murmurs'')\\
'''Willie''': But didn't ya just say-\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': I'll ask the question here, Carjacker Willie!"
* KangarooCourt: Groundskeeper Willie's trial gets him rapidly convicted on only circumstantial evidence, and the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie". The trial was a sham to make Homer and Bart confess, [[ComedicSociopathy but for some reason]] Willie was the only person in court aside from Homer and Bart not told about this--he even shot Principal Skinner, who faked his death.

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--> '''Blue-haired lawyer''': lawyer:''' Will you tell the court your whereabouts at the time of the carjacking?\\
'''Willie''': '''Willie:''' I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack. I had nothing to do with the carjacking.\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': lawyer:''' Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' (''audience murmurs'')\\
'''Willie''': '''Willie:''' But didn't ya just say-\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': lawyer:''' I'll ask the question here, Carjacker Willie!"
* KangarooCourt: Groundskeeper Willie's trial gets him rapidly convicted on only circumstantial evidence, and the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie". The trial was a sham to make Homer and Bart confess, [[ComedicSociopathy but for some reason]] reason]][[note]]In the original ending, Lisa realizes everyone forgot to tell him.[[/note]] Willie was the only person in court aside from Homer and Bart not told about this--he even shot Principal Skinner, who faked his death.



* NeverMyFault: In the original ending, after the trail was revealed to be a setup to get Homer and Bart to confess, they ''still'' manage to dodge responsibility:
-->'''Homer:''' People, thank you. This was a real wake up call... for my son.\\
'''Bart:''' Huh?\\
'''Homer:''' ''(laughs)'' That's right, boy! [[HesitationEqualsDishonesty I was... in on it... too!]]\\
'''Bart:''' Oh, really? Then so was I.\\
'''Homer:''' You ''were''? Well... I guess... that explains everything.



-->'''Marge:''' Why are you frosting that old throw pillow?
-->'''Homer:''' I could ask ''you'' the very same question.

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-->'''Marge:''' Why are you frosting that old throw pillow?
-->'''Homer:'''
pillow?\\
'''Homer:'''
I could ask ''you'' the very same question.



--> '''Willie''': I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack.

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--> '''Willie''': '''Willie:''' I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack.



-->'''Grandpa:''' Amateurs! ''[lights up]''
-->'''Homer:''' Dad?!
-->'''Grandpa:''' That's right!
-->'''Bart:''' You don't smoke a pipe.
-->'''Grandpa:''' That's right! ''[coughs]''

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-->'''Grandpa:''' Amateurs! ''[lights up]''
-->'''Homer:''' Dad?!
-->'''Grandpa:'''
''(lights up)''\\
'''Homer:''' Dad?!\\
'''Grandpa:'''
That's right!
-->'''Bart:'''
right!\\
'''Bart:'''
You don't smoke a pipe.
-->'''Grandpa:'''
pipe.\\
'''Grandpa:'''
That's right! ''[coughs]''''[coughs]''\\
* ProductDisplacement: Like with the case of Chanel in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E14ScenesFromTheClassStruggleInSpringfield Scenes From the Class Struggle In Springfield]]", it's okay for Homer to say the name of the bottle he mistook for chloroform, but it's not okay to actually show the logo, which is [[https://tv.getyarn.io/yarn-clip/e02eeff2-82a7-4f25-b755-7bd035568119 partially obscured by Homer's fingers]].



--> '''Wiggum''': I'll put you in the Rick James suite. It's "super-freaky".

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--> '''Wiggum''': '''Wiggum:''' I'll put you in the Rick James suite. It's "super-freaky".

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: Around the time Michael Jackson's death made the news, Channel 4 in the UK cut the part where Bart gets attacked by a street performer pretending to be The Jackson Five.


* CreatorCameo: Showrunner Mike Scully plays the announcer at the magic show.

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* CreatorCameo: Showrunner Mike Scully plays voices the announcer at the magic show.



* GenreSavvy: Ned instantly catches on to the Simpson males' attempt at trapping him in a BiblesFromTheDead scam because he saw the movie ''Film/PaperMoon'', in which the characters use it often.

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* GenreSavvy: Ned instantly catches on to the Simpson males' attempt at trapping him in a BiblesFromTheDead scam because he saw the movie ''Film/PaperMoon'', in which the characters use it often.



'''Blue-haired lawyer''': Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' ''(audience murmurs)''\\

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'''Blue-haired lawyer''': Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' ''(audience murmurs)''\\(''audience murmurs'')\\



--> '''Marge''': Why are you frosting that old throw pillow?\\
'''Homer''': I could ask ''you'' the very same question.

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--> '''Marge''': -->'''Marge:''' Why are you frosting that old throw pillow?\\
'''Homer''':
pillow?
-->'''Homer:'''
I could ask ''you'' the very same question.



* RiddleForTheAges: Why ''would'' so many people (including special guest star Edward Norton) go that far just to teach Homer and Bart a lesson?

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* RiddleForTheAges: Why ''would'' so many people (including special guest star Edward Norton) Creator/EdwardNorton) go that far just to teach Homer and Bart a lesson?



* ShoutOut: In one grifting scheme, Homer poses as Creator/EdMcMahon and declares Abe the winner of $10,000,000 from "that Publisher's Clearing Dealie".

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* ShoutOut: In one grifting scheme, Homer poses as Creator/EdMcMahon Ed [=McMahon=] and declares Abe the winner of $10,000,000 $10 million from "that Publisher's Clearing Dealie".dealie".


* KangarooCourt: Groundskeeper Willie's trial. Willie was the only person in court aside from Homer and Bart who didn't know the trial was a sham to make Homer and Bart confess. He even shot Principal Skinner, who faked his death.
** Also, the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie", which obviously wouldn't be allowed in any normal trial.

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* KangarooCourt: Groundskeeper Willie's trial. trial gets him rapidly convicted on only circumstantial evidence, and the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie". The trial was a sham to make Homer and Bart confess, [[ComedicSociopathy but for some reason]] Willie was the only person in court aside from Homer and Bart who didn't know the trial was a sham to make Homer and Bart confess. He not told about this--he even shot Principal Skinner, who faked his death.
** Also, the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie", which obviously wouldn't be allowed in any normal trial.
death.


* GenreSavvy: Ned instantly catches on to the Simpson males' BiblesFromTheDead scam because he saw the movie ''Film/PaperMoon'', in which the characters use it often.

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* GenreSavvy: Ned instantly catches on to the Simpson males' attempt at trapping him in a BiblesFromTheDead scam because he saw the movie ''Film/PaperMoon'', in which the characters use it often.

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* GenreSavvy: Ned instantly catches on to the Simpson males' BiblesFromTheDead scam because he saw the movie ''Film/PaperMoon'', in which the characters use it often.

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** The title is a play upon ''Film/TheGreatMuppetCaper''.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Bart does some magic, Homer tells Ned to pony up: "The kid's not turnin' tricks for free." "Turning tricks" is slang for a prostitute having sex with a client.

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* CreatorCameo: Showrunner Mike Scully plays the announcer at the magic show.

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* UnwittingPawn: After the truth comes out in the courtroom that the whole thing was to teach Homer and Bart a lesson:
-->'''Homer:''' I can't believe everyone was in on it.\\
'''Willie:''' WILLIE WASN'T!

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* INeverSaidItWasPoison: Parodied:
--> '''Blue-haired lawyer''': Will you tell the court your whereabouts at the time of the carjacking?\\
'''Willie''': I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack. I had nothing to do with the carjacking.\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' ''(audience murmurs)''\\
'''Willie''': But didn't ya just say-\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': I'll ask the question here, Carjacker Willie!"


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** Also, the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie", which obviously wouldn't be allowed in any normal trial.

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* OhCrap: After Ned starts to catch on to the Bible grift, Homer and Bart book it to the treehouse.

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